Why do we celebrate Easter Sunday? Easter is one of the most important holidays celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is believed that Jesus, who was the son of God, died for everyone’s evil deeds and then came back to life three days later to overcome death and evil, often referred to as the “resurrection”.
However, the date of celebration changes from year to year. The reason for this variation is that Easter always falls on the first Sunday after the first full moon following the vernal equinox. The festival follows a 40-day fasting period called Lent. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Good Friday, the day of Jesus’ crucifixion.
When is Easter in 2021?
Easter is a movable feast, which does not take place every year on the same date. It is usually celebrated on the first Sunday after the full moon. This year, Easter will be celebrated on Sunday, April 4, 2021. On this day, people eat ham and color eggs.
What do you mean by the word Easter?
According to an 8th-century scholar, Easter is derived from Eastra, the name of the ancient German goddess of spring and fertility. According to some, it is “the season of the rising sun” or “the season of new birth.”
Easter 2021: how people are celebrating
Easter represents the fulfillment of God’s promises to mankind, it is the most important holiday in the Christian calendar. On this day, people are mainly involved in charitable causes and sing joyful prayers in the church to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.
“Christ the Lord is risen today, say the sons of men and angels. Raise your joys and your triumphs high; sing, you heavens and earth answer. -Charles Wesley
Here are some wishes, quotes, images for WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram and Telegram that you can send to your loved ones on Easter.
Wishes, Quotes, Images for WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram and Telegram
- Have a wonderful holiday filled with happiness, love and faith. Happy Easter 2021 to you and your family!
- May God shower you with blessings, love and peace. I wish you a blessed and holy Easter!
- I send you lots of love and blessings. I wish you happy holidays. Happy Easter 2021!
- I wish you and your family a blessed Easter. Happy Easter 2021!
- May the day bring you peace and joy. Have a nice Easter!
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Happy Easter Sunday 2021: Quotes
“Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection, not only in books, but in every leaf in the spring.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
“If Easter says anything to us today, it’s this: you can put the truth in a grave, but it won’t stay there.” – Clarence W. Hall
“The very first Easter taught us this: that life never ends and love never dies.” -Kate McGahan
“Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal and new life.” – Janine di Giovanni
“Easter spells beauty, the rare beauty of new life.” -SD Gordon
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